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Posted by Fred 2012-07-15 00:00||
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File under: Govt of Syria
The government attack on the Syrian village of Tremseh mainly targeted the homes of rebels and activists, the UN mission in the country has said.
It said heavy weaponry including artillery and mortars was used.
A UN spokeswoman issued a statement after inspectors visited the scene of Thursday's attack, in which at least 200 people are said to have died.
The BBC's Jim Muir says the initial findings seem to contradict earlier reports of a massacre of civilians.
Instead, the inspectors' preliminary findings are more in line with the government's claims that it was attacking what it calls "nests of terrorists" or rebel hideouts, our correspondent says.--http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18840535
Posted by Willy 2012-07-15 02:52||